Box office receipts were up 4.4% in the first quarter due to the success of Walt Disney films like Beauty and the Beast and Guardians of the Galaxy 2. XXX star Vin Diesel's post on Instagram read, "There are no words I can Say that can convey how proud I am of you..."
Along with Gadot being a total bada** throughout the movie, the decision to use a female director garnered major points with moviegoers. Naturally with the popularity of Wonder Woman "Gal Gadot" searches are going through the roof. What event happened that was so spirit-breaking it made her sit out not only World War II, but also the Superman-Zod battle in Man of Steel, before finally returning to face Doomsday? "Wonder Woman" opening weekend has definitely proven that a sequel could be another hit for the female-led franchise. Further, Jenkins has made Hollywood history, achieving the highest-ever United States opening weekend for a film directed by a woman. UPDATE - Holy S@#$ THE MOVIE IS AMAZING - like, I'm shell shocked.
I have had high hopes for other superhero movies before - only to find myself meeting lots of disappointment in the end.
Wonder Womanwas a box office smash on its opening weekend, raking in more than $100 million domestically - a new record for a movie directed by a woman.
Fortunately, this was not the case. She has expressed that she wants to take Diana to America, and it's possible that we'll be seeing her in another period piece.
Bear in mind, spoilers for Wonder Woman will be discussed in this article so click away if you have not watched it.
Without getting too much into it, the story could have been better. Nonetheless, there was nothing egregiously wrong, either. After arriving at her office in Paris, she takes a look at the black-and-white image, which shows her in full Wonder Woman outfit.
That makes the superhero film starring Gal Gadot and directed by Patty Jenkins the biggest opening ever for a female director.